New Music Friday: March 1st, 2019

On this week’s New Music Friday is one of Carly Rae Jepsen’s latest tracks, “No Drug Like Me”, co-written by John Hill, Daniel Ledinksy and Jordan Palmer, and produced by John and Jordan. The track is already being praised as an “‘80s-influenced, synth-pop led power ballad” (NME) and “good, unadulterated pop music” (Esquire).

Also up this week is Squid’s latest single, “Houseplants”, produced and mixed by Dan CareyLittle Indie Blogs describes the production as “an enthusiastic mix of crazy disco-punk rhythms that reverberates over four minutes in a three section explosion of jerky guitar, drums and punkish vocals”.

Check out the tracks below!

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Grammy & Golden Globe Nominations

Big congratulations to Al Shux on his Grammy and Golden Globe nominations. Al co-wrote and produced Kendrick Lamar & SZA’s “All the Stars” for the Black Panther: The Album soundtrack, in which he is nominated for the following:

Best Original Song – Motion Picture

Record of the Year

Song of the Year

Best Song Written for Visual Media

As well as his work on the following nominations:

Album of the Year – Black Panther: The Album

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration –  Kendrick Lamar & SZA for “All the Stars”

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New Music Friday: October 26th, 2018

Shungudzo lends her vocal talents to Oliver Heldens’ first major label release, “Fire In My Soul”, that Billboard describes as “layers of colorful sound rain down like confetti as singer-songwriter Shungduzo catches the blaze and brings it higher toward the stars.”

Another release for Shungudzo comes from her collective of friends and collaborators, Age.Sex.Location with their newest track, “Early To The Party”.

Producer’s Stint and John Hill bring more new releases this week. Stint co-wrote and produced the tracks, “Another Lifetime”, “Drive & Disconnect”, and “Don’t Change” off of NAO’s second album, Saturn and John Hill co-wrote and co-produced L Devine’s latest single, “Nervous”.

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New Music Friday: October 19th, 2018

And, fresh off of his first album and a year of touring, Khalid released his latest EP, Suncity. John Hill co-wrote and produced the highlight track, “Vertigo”, where it “is proof that when Khalid slides into the pop alleyway his broken-hearted vocals fit perfectly into this world” (Pitchfork). 

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